N-W French atlantic basins (Miocene to of France)

Where: France (47.4° N, 1.9° W: paleocoordinates 47.6° N, 3.2° W)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Langhian to Langhian (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: B. Cahuzac and C. Chaix. 1993. Les faunes de coraux (Anthozoaires Scléractiniaires) de la façade atlantique française au Chattien et au Miocène. Ciências da Terra (12)57-69 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 163846: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 18.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Poritidae
Porites turonensis stony coral
Porites maigensis Kühn 1925 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Siderastreidae
Siderastrea bertrandiana Michelin 1847 stony coral
Siderastrea miocenica Osasco 1896 stony coral
spp. italica, spp. regularis, spp. miocenica
 Scleractinia - Astrocoeniidae
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Acropora exarata Michelotti 1838 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dendrophylliidae
Turbinaria cyathiformis de Blainville 1830 stony coral
spp. turonensis
Dendrophyllia amica Michelotti 1838 stony coral
Dendrophyllia cornigera Lamarck 1816 stony coral
Dendrophyllia taurinensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Balanophyllia varians Reuss 1854 stony coral
Balanophyllia italica Michelin 1841 stony coral
Balanophyllia concinna Reuss 1871 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhizangiidae
"Culicia parasitica" = Culicia parasita Michelin 1847 stony coral
Cladangia crassoramosa Michelin 1847 stony coral
Cladangia semispherica Defrance 1826 stony coral
spp. semispherica, spp. tubiformis
Cladangia aquitaniensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Astrangia manthelanensis Chevalier 1961 stony coral
Oulangia gracilis Zuffardi-Comerci 1932 stony coral
Cryptangia woodi stony coral
spp. woodi, spp. michelini
Cryptangia reptans Chevalier 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Tarbellastraea ellisiana Defrance 1826 stony coral
spp. manthelanensis
Cladocora multicaulis Michelin 1842 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Mussidae
"Acanthastraea turonensis" = Acanthastrea
"Acanthastraea turonensis" = Acanthastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heliastraeidae
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) saucatsensis" = Heliastrea
"Heliastraea (Heliastraea) saucatsensis" = Heliastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Caryophylliidae
Paracyathus turonensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Paracyathus incrustans Zuffardi-Comerci 1932 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Turbinoliidae